Prad am Stilfserjoch


The market village of Prato has about 3000 inhabitants and has a lively village life. Numerous shops and restaurants enliven the small village center. Prad is located 48 km from Merano in the middle of the Vinschgau Valley. The summit of the Stelvio Pass lies in a distance of 24 km.

Prad is located in the national park – worth protecting nature, there is plentiful and in great variety of it. From the slopes of the Ortler mountains down to the valley to “Prader Sand”, the mouth of the ‘Solda Bach’ in the Adige river. The Prader Sand is verified as a bird sanctuary “Natura 2000”.
Prad is an ideal starting point for excursions in that region, a starting point for hiking and mountain biking. The Vinschgau bicycle trail leads right through the village. In winter there are 7 ski centers which are part of the Ortler Ski Arena.